A special counsel in the property and development team since 2021, Nicola has over 17 years of experience advising on a broad range of property issues, contaminated land, easements, Crown land, Native Title, Old System Title, mine subsidence and subdivisions.
Nicola brings a unique perspective to her practice, having worked as General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Legal and Risk at the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle prior to joining Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Nicola offers a broad range of services to incorporated and unincorporated associations, corporations, church property trusts and religious orders engaged in faith based enterprises. These services include statutory and accreditation compliance, corporate governance, legal risk management and commercial advice.
In addition to her Bachelor of Laws, Nicola holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Queensland University of Technology, and has completed her Graduate Diploma, Legal Practice at the University of Technology Sydney. Nicola was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW in May 2001 and the High Court of Australia.
Nicola is an Accredited Specialist in Property Law under the Law Society of New South Wales' Specialist Accreditation Scheme.